Friday, January 21, 2011
Henna is a plant. Plant leaves are dried, then ground into a powder. powder is then made into a paste which when applied to the skin, producing a beautiful reddish brown stain. Henna is also used as a natural hair dye red.
In many cultures tattoos henna used to celebrate special occasions and rites of passage through life. Across the world people are using henna to celebrate the pregnancy, adulthood, marriage, holidays and even death. In India, henna tattoo art called mehndi. Tattoos Indian bride's wedding is done for some of the most beautiful intricate tattoos around.
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